Membership

Active membership is defined as participation in OWHE activities within the 12 months prior to and including the annual conference. There is no fee associated with being a member.

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Benefits

Benefits of membership in OWHE include:

  • Invitation to annual conference 
  • Connection to network of diverse professional women from different types of institutions, functional areas and professional levels
  • Annual awards opportunities to celebrate and honor the successes and contributions of Oregon Women in Higher Education
  • Professional Development opportunities (annual conference, mentoring program, webinars, etc.)
  • Many opportunities to lead/develop leadership skills through presentations, mentoring program, involvement on OWHE conference committees, or Board of Director positions - check out all the ways to Get Involved in OWHE

Eligibility 

Membership is open to individuals who:

  1. are affiliated with higher education in the state of Oregon
  2. identify as a woman or ally
  3. attend the Annual Conference or another OWHE sponsored event
  4. are signed up for the listserv 

Representation 

OWHE strives to maintain a diverse membership that includes:

  1. Many institution types: community colleges, technical colleges, public, private, large, small, professional schools and more
  2. All functional areas within an institution
  3. Representation from all geographic regions and community types across Oregon
  4. Representation from all social identities including but not limited to race, ethnicity, class, gender, sexual orientation, ability, religion, etc.

Connect with Women Leaders

Networking with women leaders in the state of Oregon will enhance your professional experience. We look forward to creating opportunities for women to meet, connect and develop together.

Engage in Professional Development

Participate in opportunities for professional growth through educational programs that are provided by our campus contact network right on your campus, in your region or at a state wide gathering. The focus is on providing you with the leadership skills and mentoring necessary to lead.

Lead Change in Higher Education

Higher education in the state of Oregon provides a dynamic environment where women can impact change. Whether in the community college, 4-year institution, public, or private, we want you to be a part of shaping the future of higher education by empowering and affirming your leadership abilities.